Reviews — Summer Tour 2019

Summer Tour Opener Review: The Return of Mama Tried

Summer Tour Opener Review: The Return of Mama Tried




As the sun began to bid farewell to California’s Bay Area the tie dyed visions of yesteryear and tomorrow rose from the grounds of Shoreline Ampitheatre for Dead and Company’s summer tour 2019 opener. The imminent return of lot burritos and fragrant patchouli reflected the ever expanding cosmos of the Dead’s world. Bobby Weir and fellow Dead and Company hit the stage and promptly began to expand the cosmic joke of humility with a “Playin in the Band” opener. 


Weir’s howls on “Some folks trust in reason, others trust in might, I don’t trust nothin’ but I...